Item 71 - James Chapman, 35, Packer

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GB 406 PM/1888/71

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James Chapman, 35, Packer

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  • 10 Feb 1888-16 Feb 1888 (Creation)

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Occupation or role: Packer
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Feb 1888
Date of death: 16 Feb 1888
Disease (transcribed): Tubercular meningitis. Grey granulations of the greater part of the both lungs. Small cavities at both apices
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis, meningeal (Brain); Disease (Lungs)
Admitted under the care of: Cavafy, John
Medical examination performed by: Penrose, Francis George
Post mortem examination performed by: Sisley, Richard
Medical notes: 'The patient was said to have had fever and ague in India. Two years before admission he said he had ‘congestions of the lungs’. At that time he had pain in the side. He was ill in bed about 6 weeks. He was an habitual drinker of black beer and took some pints daily’
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Body parts examined: Brain, spleen, liver, kidneys, mesenteric glands, stomach, thorax, heart

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  • English

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The case continues in PM/1888/58

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No in register 1888: 251

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